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July 29, 2006

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Tehran faces UN nuclear deadline

Iran says its nuclear programme is entirely peaceful.

The five permanent members of the UN Security Council have agreed on a draft resolution giving Iran until 31 August to suspend uranium enrichment. The draft was circulated to all 15 members of the Council and could be voted on as early as Monday.

The US envoy to the UN, John Bolton, said the Council would consider sanctions if Iran missed the deadline.

Sounds good to me. If John Bolton is on the case, we are OK.

What? There's a problem?

But Russian envoy Vitaly Churkin stressed that the draft resolution did not contain the threat of sanctions.

Mr. Churkin said it would encourage Iran to resume dialogue.

Give me a frickin' break. Exactly whose dick is Mr. Churkin going to suck to "encourage Iran to resume dialogue" in the absence of a threat of sanctions?

BBC News: Tehran faces UN nuclear deadline


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